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: Alaska has finally been mapped as precisely as Mars.

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We can only see planets up to 13.8 billion light years far because the universe is 13.8 billion light years old.

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John Couch Adams calculated the existence of Neptune, using mathematics before the planet was ever observed.

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In 1997, 3 men from Yemen tried to sue NASA for invading Mars, claiming they had inherited it from their ancestors 3,000 years ago.

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The order of the planets from closest to the Sun outwards is; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and finally Neptune.

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The Mars One project is seeking to colonize Mars by 2023. The astronaut or colonists will spend the rest of their lives on the red planet.

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There is a large hole 150 meters across on Mars, who bottom has not yet been seen.

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Triton, Neptune is largest moon, has geysers that shoot ice 5 miles high and may be geologically active.

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63 Earths can fit inside Uranus

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There is a giant smiley-face shaped crater on Mars.

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Earth is only marginally habitable. Some of the Earth-like exoplanets might potentially be far more hospitable to life than Earth is.

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Other planets such as Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune have auroras with different colors.

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Technically, our planet is inside the Sun atmosphere

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The sun light needs to pass more and more through the atmosphere.

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The planet Venus is nearly identical in size to Earth. Their radius differ in size by only 201 miles, with Earth being the larger.